21-Jan-2019 to 12:42

Upcoming Botswana polls could delay budget balancing – Moody’s

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The forthcoming 2019 Botswana elections are likely to delay the country’s plans to tighten its budget and erase deficits, global credit rating agency Moody’s said on Monday.

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21-Jan-2019 to 12:17

Uganda: Gov’t to stop licensing betting companies

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s minister of state for Finance David Bahatai has disclosed that the government is to suspend issuing licenses to gambling and gaming companies.

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20-Jan-2019 to 12:45

South African Airways stops Blantyre operations - SAA

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways (SAA) has shut down its Blantyre operations effective from Saturday due to safety concerns at Malawi’s oldest international airport, the SAA said on Saturday.

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18-Jan-2019 to 13:02

Kenya: Organizations signs pact to fast track ACFTA

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the AfroChampions Initiative (ACI) have signed a partnership agreement committing to provide support to governments and the private sector in realising the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA).

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18-Jan-2019 to 12:33

Ethiopia tenders construction of six mega solar projects

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — An international bid for the construction of six mega solar projects with an outlay of about $800 million is going to be issued soon, a senior official said on Friday.

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18-Jan-2019 to 12:09

S/Africa’s repo rate unchanged at 6.75% - Apex Bank

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has unanimously decided to keep the repurchase rate unchanged at 6.75% per year, SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago has said.

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18-Jan-2019 to 09:02

eSwatini not utilising $6M COMESA hides market – Ministry

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — With the capacity of exporting 250 000 hides and skins, eSwatini is losing $6 million per year by not taking advantage of a regional market to export footwear.

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